Swedish Medical Center Sterile Processing Technician III in Edmonds, Washington

Description:

Swedish is looking for a Sterile Processing Technician III (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift) to work in the Sterile Processing department at Swedish/Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

The Sterile Processing Technician III must be able to perform decontamination of surgical instruments and equipment, as well as inspecting and assembling surgical instruments, equipment, trays, and packs. Capable of making department section decisions in the absence of the Lead.

  • In this position you will:

  • Fill surgery case carts from predetermined listings and may deliver to surgical floor

  • Render used items clean and decontaminated manually or mechanically by following established policies and procedures in the decontamination area

  • Assure inventory levels are maintained by recording supplies/equipment issued, rotation of stock and the maintenance of departmental reports and files

  • Operate cleaning equipment and maintain cleanliness of work areas

  • Answer department phone calls and relay message appropriately

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Completion of a formal Central Services Technician course or successfully challenged Course test

  • Minimum 5 years related experience with surgical instrumentation in hospital Sterile Processing/Central Services environment

  • Certification through internationally recognized organizations such as IAHCSMM (International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materials Management) or ASHCSP (American Society of Healthcare Central Personnel)

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds

  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff

  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel

  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

https://caregiver.ehr.com

Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Surgical Services

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Req ID: 160769